September 14, 2004, 8am PDT
A "city within a city" it's not.
Michigan Land Use Institute
September 13, 2004, 2pm PDT
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments launches a website to educate residents about smart growth. It includes a video and list of frequently asked questions about smart growth.
September 12, 2004, 5am PDT
Can Los Angeles learn from Chicago and New York about how to make the Los Angeles River a 'sparkling necklace of parks and mixed-use projects'?
Los Angeles Downtown News
September 10, 2004, 11am PDT
A Miami Herald columnist asks if the description of a land boom in Miami eight decades ago is a description of what is happening in the city today.
September 10, 2004, 10am PDT
The process for long-range land use and transportation planning works with Envision Utah to tie the two together.
September 10, 2004, 5am PDT
How the Omaha metropolitan area can prepare for the next growth wave.
September 7, 2004, 11am PDT
Can SODA, or 'Stay Out of Drug Areas' zones reduce drug deals and improve neighborhoods?
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
September 3, 2004, 12pm PDT
Amsterdam debates whether to reopen canals that were paved more than 100 years ago.
September 2, 2004, 1pm PDT
Infill development is a great concept, but obstacles can make it difficult, and more expensive.
New Mexico Business Journal
September 1, 2004, 12pm PDT
Erosion undercuts the safety of oceanfront rentals.
September 1, 2004, 10am PDT
More companies are moving to inner cities to benefit from the advantages they offer.
August 31, 2004, 12pm PDT
Controversy surrounds planned Muslim enclave in Little Rock, Arkansas.
August 31, 2004, 5am PDT
A new report and survey attempts to quantify the loss of distinctive town character in Britian.
August 30, 2004, 1pm PDT
If Portland and Houston are two extremes for planning, Lincoln, Nebraska is squarely in the middle, say observers.
August 30, 2004, 9am PDT
Dozens of presentations from several workshop on developing smart growth zoning codes are published by the LGC.
Local Government Commission
August 30, 2004, 8am PDT
Is smart growth more about nostalgia and less about reality?
August 29, 2004, 9am PDT
Author David Oates walks along the Portland metro area's urban growth boundary.
August 28, 2004, 1pm PDT
A regional advisory agency in Chicago advises local governments that traffic calming measures are not always the best approach to slowing traffic.
August 28, 2004, 5am PDT
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (District 3, Oregon), discusses the significance of holding the nation's preeminent transportation and land use conference in Southern California.
August 27, 2004, 10am PDT
The City Council of Mission, KS, unanimously passed zoning ordinance amendments which include more stringent controls on any potential big-box development within its downtown corridor.